Tag: Fantasy

by Joane - 2 months ago

Welcome to NUMENERA!

Welcome to “Welcome To!” In this series, we tell you about the worlds behind some of our favorite franchises. These articles are about lore, atmosphere, and worldbuilding: all the things we care most about in games. First up: NUMENERA, a strange sci...

by Joane - 2 months ago

Circe: Madeline Miller on Inspirations & Influences

“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their Inspirations and Influences. In this feature, we invite writers to talk about their new books, older titles, and their writing...

by Joane - 2 months ago

New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books | April 10

We believe you should spend your time reading, not searching. That's why NewInBooks alerts you to all the newest books in your favorite genres. Most new books are released on Tuesdays, which is why we update our weekly new release section on Tuesday...

by Joane - 2 months ago

Old School Wednesdays: Bride of the Rat God by Barbara Hambly

Old School Wednesdays is a regular Book Smuggler feature. We came up with the idea towards the end of 2012, when both Ana and Thea were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of New and Shiny (and often over-hyped) books. What better way...

by Joane - 2 months ago

Book Review: THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black

Title:The Cruel Prince Author: Holly Black Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication date: January 2018Paperback: 384 Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine...

by Joane - 3 months ago

Roshani Chokshi: on Writing Aru Shah and the End of Time

Welcome all! Today we are delighted to welcome Roshani Chokshi back to The Book Smugglers to talk about her experience writing her new Middle Grade novel Aru Shah and the End of Time . Aru Shah and the End of Time is the first book in the hilarious,...

by Joane - 3 months ago

Book Review: THE READER by Traci Chee

Title: The Reader Author: Traci Chee Genre: Speculative Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopia, Young Adult Publisher: PutnamPublication date: September 2016Paperback: 442 pages Once there was, and one day there will be. This is the beginning of every story....

by Joane - 3 months ago

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Title:Children of Blood and Bone Author: Tomi Adeyemi Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Henry Holt Books for Young ReadersPublication date: March 6 2018Hardcover: 4480 Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her Wes...

by Joane - 3 months ago

Book Review: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Title:Tess of the Road Author: Rachel Hartman Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Random HousePublication date: February 27 2018Hardcover: 544 In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, a...